BC Artists

BC Dance Directory: Individual Artists

Linda Arkelian
Choreographer and teacher of ballet and contemporary; multimedia collaborations with professional and emerging artists.
Vancouver
www.facebook.com/groups/52099500512/?fref=ts

Barbara Bourget
Dancer, teacher, choreographer – contemporary/butoh. Artistic Director, Kokoro Dance.
Vancouver           
www.kokoro.ca

Holly Bright
Independent dance artist, choreography, workshops, classes, gyrokinesis, gyrotonic, thai massage, Laban Bartenieff Movement Analyst.
Nanaimo
www.crimsoncoastdance.org

Julia Carr
Contemporary and aerial dancer, creator, educator and photographer; Body Narratives Collective, Co-Director.
Vancouver
www.bodynarrativescollective.wordpress.com

Cori Caulfield
Contemporary dance/theatre choreographer (dance, theatre, musical theatre, fashion film), performer, and instructor.
Port Moody
www.coricaulfield.com

­­Justine A. Chambers
Contemporary dance/ installation artist.
Vancouver
www.justineachambers.com

Carolyn Chan
Contemporary dancer, choreographer, co-director of Metal Dog, profoundly committed to butoh dance for artistic expression.
Vancouver
www.metaldog.ca

Gisa Cole
Modern ballet choreographer and teacher.
Vancouver
Gisalaslo[at]gmail.com

Constance Cooke
Contemporary dance choreographer.
Victoria
www.constancecooke.com

Olivia C. Davies/ODD Productions
Contemporary aboriginal dance theatre: choreographer/dance artist, Artistic Director of somewhere there collective; Co-Founder of MataDanZe Collective.
Vancouver
www.oliviacdavies.ca

Jenn Edwards
Professional contemporary dancer, choreographer and dance teacher.
Burnaby
www.TriadicDanceWorks.ca

­­Christine Elsey
Contemporary dance artist.
Vancouver
www.projectoverseer.biz/christine_elsey

Jacky Essombe
West African dance, drumming and singing.
Vancouver
www.jackyessombe.com

Claire French
Contemporary choreography – for professional companies, opera, musicals, special events, universities, individuals, and dance/ theatre schools.
Vancouver
www.restlessproductions.com

Judith Garay
Choreographer, dance educator.
Vancouver
www.dancersdancing.com 

Meghan Goodman
Contemporary and aerial dance artist, dance and Iyengar yoga instructor, Body Narratives Collective, Co-Director.
Vancouver
www.meghangoodman.wordpress.com

Heather Laura Gray
Choreographer, dancer and educator.
Vancouver
www.heatherlauragray.com

Rahma Haddad
A performer and teacher of bellydance since 1975: live performances, film and TV appearances.
Vancouver
www.rahmahaddad.com

Lynette Harper
Teacher, choreographer of Arab, Turkish & Western belly dance - folk traditions, historical and contemporary forms.
Nanaimo
www.lynetteharper.ca

Jay Hirabayashi
Dancer, teacher, choreographer – contemporary/butoh. Executive Director, Kokoro Dance.
Vancouver           
www.kokoro.ca

Karen Jamieson
Contemporary dance choreographer and performer, Artistic Director of Karen Jamieson Dance.
Vancouver
www.kjdance.ca

Sven Johansson
Choreographer, ES Dance, dance for disabled, special needs children.
Victoria
svenbj[at]shaw.ca 

Suzy Kaitman
Performer, choreographer and teacher. Creator and instructor of Ballet Fit Classes, Certified Personal Trainer.
Vancouver
www.balletfitclasses.com

Catherine Lee
Teacher; creator/facilitator – Vocal Body; historical social and theatrical dance, gesture, etiquette consultant.
Richmond
celee7[at]telus.net

Debbie Lee
Classical Ballet instructor and specialized coaching. Classical & Neo-classical choreographer for individuals and organizations.
Vancouver
www.debbieleedance.com

Natalie LeFebvre Gnam
Contemporary ballet performer, rehearsal director, teacher, Conditioning with Imagery teacher; artistic producer, the plastic orchid factory.
Vancouver
www.plasticorchidfactory.com

Gail Lotenberg
Contemporary dance choreographer, performer and teacher.
Bowen Island
www.linkdance.ca

Maki
Middle Eastern dance artist.
Vancouver
www.makidance.com

Anna Mandryko
Teacher of Belly Dance Yoga, a mix of sensual belly dance movements and yoga.
Vancouver
www.bellydanceyoga.org

Starr Muranko/Starrwind Dance Projects
Choreographer/dancer and instructor with a specialized focus in contemporary and traditional Aboriginal dance.
North Vancouver
www.starrwind.com

Philippa Myler
Contemporary dance artist, choreographer, and instructor of contemporary, creative dance, jazz, ballet, and hip hop.
Burnaby
www.PhilippaMyler.com

Deanna Peters/Mutable Subject
Independent dance artist and teacher with secondary skills in production, marketing and web.
Vancouver
www.mutablesubject.ca

Jasjit Rai
Black Belt teacher of Nia, a dynamic soft-impact dance movement class.
Vancouver
www.joiworks.com

Donna Redlick
Choreographer, dance educator, and certified movement analyst in Laban/Bartenieff Studies and somatic-based practices.
Vancouver
www.donnaredlick.com

Diego Sanchez
2007-08 World Cuban Salsa Champion; choreographer expert in over 31 styles of Latin American dance.
New Westminster
www.worlddanceco.com

Espirito Santo Mauricio
Improvisation, contact, butoh. Teacher, dance, yoga. Producer of community events, dance, voice, music improvisation.
Vancouver
www.espiritosantodance.com

Carolyn Schmidt
Contemporary dance artist and educator. 
Vancouver
www.carolynschmidtdance.com

Kimberly Stevenson
Contemporary dance artist.
Vancouver
www.thehappeningdance.com

Dayna Szyndrowski
Creator, performer, & teacher in pursuit of rhythm: tap, flamenco, body percussion.
Vancouver
www.daynaszyndrowski.com

Lesley Telford
Choreographer, performer and teacher.
Vancouver
www.lesleytelford.com

Tamara Thompson Levi
All kinds of dance for film/TV, fashion, music and events. Choreography, casting and instruction.
Vancouver
www.shinedancefestival.com

Sujit Vaidya
Solo Bharatanatyam performer trained under Priyadarsini Govind and A. Lakshman Swamy in Chennai.
Vancouver
www.sujitvaidya.com

Jamee Valin­­
Dancer, teacher and choreographer whose prime focus is on modern, ballet and contemporary dance. 
Burnaby
www.valence-valin.com

­­Helen Walkley
Contemporary dance artist (choreographer, performer, teacher) and a certified Movement Analyst.
Vancouver
www.helenwalkley.com